Sangye Khadro (aka Kathleen McDonald, author of How to Meditate) will explore the condition of depression, and how to work with it using time tested methods from Tibetan Buddhism, especially practices to cultivate joy. We spend our lives being seduced by the outside world, believing completely that happiness and suffering come from "out there". But in fact, our experience depends on us. We have full responsibility for our lives. The more we are aware, the better we become at making... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Sangye Khadro, Kathleen McDonald, Depression, Joy
Everyone appreciates kindness. A smile, a few friendly words, a show of concern when we're troubled or feeling unwell, an offer of help, gestures of kindness like these brighten our day and ease whatever sadness we may feel in our hearts. And just as we appreciate other people being kind to us, others appreciate it when we are kind to them. But though kindness is important, it doesn't always come easily: sometimes we are filled with anger, jealousy, or pride, and being kind is the last thing we... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Ven. Sangye Khadro, Kathleen McDonald, Kind Heart, How To...
Understanding the Heart Sutra Ven. Sangye Khadro The Heart Sutra is a member of the Perfection of Wisdom (Prajñāpāramitā) class of Mahāyāna Buddhist literature, and along with the Diamond Sutra, is considered to be the primary representative of the genre. It consists of just 14 shlokas or verses in Sanskrit and 260 Chinese characters in the most prevalent Chinese version, Taisho Tripitaka Vol. T08 No. 251, translated by Xuan Zang. This makes it the most highly abbreviated version of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Source: Discovering Buddhism Program
Developing Bodhicitta - Discovering Buddhism Ven. Sangye Khadro A series of talks on the vast, beautiful mind of bodhicitta. Bodhicitta is the mind of ultimate love and compassion, seeking the truth in order to benefit others. Clear meditation instruction provided to develop our innate qualities of loving kindness and compassion. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Lamrim, Bodhicitta, Loving Kindness, Mind Transformation, Wisdom, Six... Source: Discovering Buddhism Program
Samsara and Nirvana: Exploring the Wheel of Life Discovering Buddhism Ven. Sangye Khadro Is Samsara a place? Where do we go when we attain Nirvana? Learn about the realms of existence and why we want to get out! Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Buddha, Samsara, Nirvana, Cyclic Existence: Renunciatoni Source: Discovering Buddhism